subnet

[suhb-net]
noun Mathematics.
the abstraction, in topology, of a subsequence.

Origin:
sub- + net1

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A portion of a network, which may be a physically independent network segment, which shares a network address with other portions of the network and is distinguished by a subnet number. A subnet is to a network what a network is to an internet.

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Your organization is strongly encouraged to subnet where feasible.
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